Of late, Audi Quattro system is counted among the most sought-after technology. The term comes from the house of Audi. A natural curiosity has grown among the car lovers about the term Audi Quattro. The term that meaning ‘four’, finds its roots in Italian language. This term is the registered trademark of Audi AG.
The particular term can represent two things from the house of Audi. Both are related in a way. The first is of course a car. In the year, 1980, the German car maker released the car in the Geneva Motor show. Its name was Quattro. The car is rightly judged as one of the toughest and most capable cars among the lot. This car has participated in a number of major rallies around the world and the model is one of the flagship models by Audi AG.
The other thing that the term represents is the Audi’s Quattro all wheel drive system. These days, every car lover is looking for information about this all wheel drive system. The modern rules of racing have come a long way. In the mean time, those have changed a lot. The car racing automobiles are allowed to use four wheel drive systems if and when required.
Audi AG had the smartness to become the first car maker to introduce this four wheel drive system in their racing cars. Audi Quattro or Ur-Quattro was the first car where this system got used. In German language, the prefix Ur stands for original. This states the fact that Ur-Quattro was the first car or the very original vehicle using Quattro four wheel drive system in a racing car.
The video below will explain as how this Quattro system works in action-
The video below shows a working example of Audi Quattro
In almost all its major cars Audi has used its widely acclaimed Audi Quattro technology. A four wheel drive system naturally has some major advantages over any other systems. The major among those is the advantage is, this four wheel drive technology helps four wheelers get the torque from its own engine. The car gets more control than the two wheel drive vehicles. The driving experience also gets improved considerably.
Over the years this unique Audi Quattro system has passed through numerous evolutionary changes that have made it getting improved considerably. The German car maker has vowed to use its Quattro technology in cars for racing all over the world. This will generate more awareness about this technology among people. Audi cars will also get a natural recognition worldwide. This particular four wheel drive system has its own charm among car lovers. By now, Audi QUATTRO system has also seen an amazing improvement. Now, it is one of the flag bearers among the wheel drive systems.
Other than Audi AG, many of the other car makers also have their own four wheel drive technologies that also have different names. The four wheel drive system by Mercedes Benz is 4Matic, Volkswagen branded vehicles has it in the form of 4motion, the four wheel drive system of BMW has the name xDrive, etc. Audi QUATTRO system is undoubtedly one of the best.